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Old English impa ("graft"). Cognate with Danish ympe, German Impf, Swedish ymp.

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Singular
Imp

Plural
Imps

Imp (plural Imps)
  1. (obsolete) A young shoot of a plant, tree etc. Patrono:Defdate
  2. (obsolete) A scion, offspring; a child. Patrono:Defdate
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene I.3:
      And thou most dreaded impe of highest Ioue, / Faire Venus sonne, [...] come to mine ayde [...].
  3. A child of the Devil; a malevolent supernatural creature, similar to a demon but smaller and less powerful. Patrono:Defdate
  4. A mischievous child. Patrono:Defdate
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Etymology 2Modificar

Old English impian, apparently ultimately from a Latin source. Cognate with German impfen.

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Infinitive
to Imp

Third person singular
Imps

Simple past
Imped

Past participle
Imped

Present participle
Imping

to Imp (third-person singular simple present Imps, present participle Imping, simple past and past participle Imped)
  1. (obsolete) To plant or engraft.
  2. (falconry) To engraft feathers into a bird's wing.
    "For, if I imp my wing on Thine",--Herbert (1633)
  3. To eke out, strengthen, enlarge.

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